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at the tsa. the slain officer, 39-year-old gerardo hernandez is the first in tsa history to die in the line of duty. the father of two was always watching out for others and worried for them when his own home was robbed. >> he said be careful because people came in my house and got all kinds of stuff. i was told you have kids of him. it was nice of him. >> his brother indicated he received a text that he might do harm to himself. they spoke to his roommate and reported back that everything appears to be okay. abc news, los angeles. >> flight delays and cancellations continue. here in the bay area eight arriving plights were canceled. more than 1500 flights were affected by the shooting and investigation impacting 250,000 passengers so far. passengers flying 2 los angeles may experience delays and should check flight status before heading to the airport. a new details about the shooting suspect. 23-year-old paul ciancia. an unemployed motorcycle mechanic who moved to l.a. less than two years ago and carried at least five full 30-round magazines of ammunition and dressed in fatigues. he had a
. here is what we know about the tsa officer killed. his name is girardo hernandez. he worked as behavior detection officer. his job was to identify possible terrorists. hernandez recently transferred from montana. the head of the tsa will visit with his family in los angeles tomorrow to express the agency's grief. this is the first time the t -- that a tsa officer has been on duty in the 12-year history. >>> now to the gunman. who is this guy and why did he snap targeting the tsa? sergio is looking into his background and is in the newsroom. >> you heard lilian mention the handwritten note. law enforcement says it describes anger at secretary general janet gnaw napolitano. the aim was to kill tsa employees and pigs. there were three letters, nwo. they believe it relates to a conspiracy their wrist group called the new world order and tonight we are learning the shooter's family sensed something was wrong early this morning. just before today's shooting at l.a.x., across the country in the small town of pennsville, new jersey paul anthony's ciancia's family got a disturbing text. it was t
. his name is girardo hernandez. he worked as behavior detection officer. his job was to identify possible terrorists. hernandez recently transferred from montana. the head of the tsa will visit with his family in los angeles tomorrow to express the agency's grief. this is the first time the t -- that a tsa officer has been on duty in the 12-year history. >>> now to the gunman. who is this guy and why did he snap targeting the tsa? sergio is looking into his background and is in the newsroom. >> you heard lilian mention the handwritten note. law enforcement says it describes anger at secretary general janet gnaw napolitano. the aim was to kill tsa employees and pigs. there were three letters, nwo. they believe it relates to a conspiracy their wrist group called the new world order and tonight we are learning the shooter's family sensed something was wrong early this morn just before today's shooting at l.a.x., across the country in the small town of pennsville, new jersey paul anthony's ciancia's family got a disturbing text. it was troubling enough that pennsville police chief an
of the slain tsa officer revealed. he is 39-year-old her -- herardo hernandez identify by his neighbors and transferred recently from montana, the first ever tsa officer killed in the line of duty. >> it is shocking. very nice guy. i am speechless. i am shocked. >> reporter: the shooter, the fbi releasing his photo, paul ciancia who authorities say opened fire with a a high powered rifle. >> security in terminal 3. >> witnesses say there was a chaotic scene saying he started shooting outside the check point. as the police raced in he made it back to the terminal near the departure gate. passengers ducked for cover and some even hid in a bathroom stall. officers had their guns drawn yelling at passengers to drop to the floor. >> on the floor! on the floor! >> as people ran as fast as they could, the panic and the lock down that followed blocked ambulances from getting close causing rescue wokers to race hundreds of yards to get the wounded to safety. witnesses say the shooter was armed with multiple guns. when he ran out of bullets in one, he allegedly grabbed another. >> i heard gunsho
hernandez is the first official to be killed in the line of duty. tonight we are learning more about the suspect, paul police believe someone dropped him at the airport on friday and police want to know who that is. >> reporter: federal prosecutors are filed murder charges against the suspected gunman in the deadly shooting of tsa officer gerardo hernandez and the wounding of four others. saturday night, 100 foot pylons lit up the sky over the airport in honor of the fallen transportation security officer, his wife is distraught. >> i am truly devastated. we are all heart broken and will miss him dearly. >> our hearts go out to the. is a officer that was shot and killed. >> reporter: who others were wounded when paul ciancia took a rifle out of his bag friday morning and started firing. this tmz video shows the ensuing mayhem. the fbi is investigating the shooting. >> we found a statement where he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. >> reporter: it could have been worse if the officers did not chase the suspect through terminal 3. >> the fact they disabled this
agent gerardo hernandez. his heartbroken wife saying he was proud to work for the tsa. and in tribute tonight, lights in tsa blue as you approach l.a.x. airport. meanwhile, inside the term terminals, remnants of the chaos. the mountains of luggage left behind by passengers ordered to flee as the shots rang out. our coverage tonight begins with abc's david wright at l.a.x., where he's been since the start. >> go, go, go! >> reporter: moments before all this, paul ciancia arrived at l.a.x. like a passenger, dropped off by someone driving a black hyundai. the criminal complaint filed saturday in federal court describes a cold-blooded attack. it says video surveillance showed ciancia walking up to the tsa checkpoint in terminal three, pulling a smith and wesson assault rifle out of his bag and firing multiple shots at point blank range at a tsa officer. then, it says, as he proceeded up the escalator, he looked back at the wounded officer, who in video appeared to move, and returned to shoot the officer again, killing him. the fbi says ciancia gunned down two more tsa officers as he shot
gerardo hernandez and injuring more. passengers and others ran for cover. >> on the floor, now, on the floor! >> reporter: and teacher brian ludmer was one of those shot. his boss said he had a long road ahead of him. >> his spirits are up. he's still traumatized by all of it, like all of us trying to get our arms around this. >> reporter: meanwhile, a clearer picture of the suspect is emerging. a family friend saying he took it hard when his mother died in 2009 after years of battling multiple sclerosis. classmates at his delaware high school where he played the french horn in the band said he didn't reach out to anyone. >> there were few people who kept to themselves, he was one of them. >> reporter: later, he went to florida, graduating from the motorcycle mechanics institute in 2011. then moving to los angeles looking for work. he shared an apartment with several roommates. one saw nothing so fear. >> he was a very nice guy. a bit loaner or introverted. but nothing where i would ever, ever expect him to do anything like this. >> reporter: this morning, the busy l.a.x. airpo
, abc7 news. >> here's what we know about the officer who was killed. his name is gerardo hernandez. he's 39-year-old. he works a behavior detection officer and his job was to identify possible terrorists. he had recently transferred from montana. the head of the tsa will visit his family in los angeles today. it's the first time a tsa officer has been killed on duty in the agency's 12 years. who is the shooter? why did he snap? why was he targeting the tsa? we look into the gun man's background. >> reporter: in the small town of pennsville, new jersey, paul anthony ciancia's family got a disturbing text. it was troubling enough that allen cumming was called to the house. he said the text they received suggested the 23-year-old might kill himself. >> our procedure is if someone is concerned about a family member, we call that local police department and do a well-being check and that's basically what we did. it came back he wasn't home. >> l.a.p.d. officers went to his apartment and talked to his roommates. they said the 23-year-old just left, but seemed to be fine. >> he was a nice guy
identified as girardo hernandez, the first ever to be killed in the line of do they. the tsa says he was a behavior detection officers. officers who watch the check points for strange be hair. in all six people including the gunmen were transported to area hospitals. doctors say one is in critical condition with gunshot wound. late today authorities say he intended the carnage to be worse. >> there was additional round that this gunman had. and the fact that the officers were able to neutralize the threat as they did, there were more than 100 more round that could have literally killed everybody in that terminal today. >> as for a possible motive. only clues at this hour. law enforcement sources tell abc news, authorities found a note from the suspect, with an anti-government message indicating he expected to die today. the note ended with the letters nwo, believed off to be a reference to the new world order. tonight his roommate said this didn't sound like the person he knew. >> there was never any discussion about like the federal government or problems with the government. there
hernandez, the first tsa officer to die in the line of duty. >> he took pride in his work. >> ciancia's actions baffle everyone. tonight this lights will burn tsa blue in honor of the tsa fallen officer. >> you can keep up with the new developments on the lax shooting with the abc7 news mobile app. >>> a north bay man says the sonoma county deputy who shoot and called boy recently pulled a gun on him at a traffic stop. cornell bernard is live with the details. reporter: the memorial to andy lopez continues to grow here on moreland avenue. people continue to file by, paying their respects. one man says he had a scary constant front addition with the very same deputy who fired on andy lopez. >> i did not do anything to justify ever having a weapon pulled on me. >> he can't forget a day in august when he was driving to work on highway 101 some was stopped for not using his blinker on a lane change. he says the sonoma ya county dep tip made the -- who made the stop seem agitated. >> i looked up and he is scream, turn the vehicle off. at that point i put my hands out and said, sir, the veh
. >> lights are lit in honor of hernandez. two other officers are released from the hospital. 54-year-old and 32-year-old and the high school teacher is in "fair" condition with a wound to the leg. as for ciancia, those would know him say he is a quiet young man, 23-year-old graduated from a small private high. >> he kept to himself and walking around by himself. did not talk to anyone at all. >> ciancia moved to los angeles and lived in this apartment complex until this year when he was an unemployed motorcycle mechanic. his roommate is shocked. >> he was really nice. introverted but nothing that i would ever, ever expect him to do something like this. >> can you keep up with the new developments on the lax shooting with the abc7 news mobile app downloaded for free. >> jetblue believes they did the right thing after a passenger yelled threats. the airline said it was faster to move to sfo and have the police here retain the passenger. the passenger shared this develop phone video of san francisco police boarding the police and detain the man. patrick alexander felt more could have be
hernandez pointblank. the document also says that the gunman walked away but he saw the wounded officer moving, he came back and shot him again, killing him. >> this is the first t.s.a. employee killed in the line of duty. >> the f.b.i. says ciancia shot his way through the terminal wounding two other officers and a teacher, shot in the leg. >> he dragged himself into a closet where he found a sweatshirt which he used as a tourniquet to slow or stop the blood. >> after airport police shot ciancia four times, they found the bag which contained five magazines full of ammunition and a hand written note addressed to the t.s.a. saying he hoped to instill fear on your traitorous mind. >> he made a decision to kill multiple t.s.a. employees. >> classmates of where he played the french horn said he was a loaner and a former roommate, not the one who dropped him off at the airport, called him nice. >> he said he was going back to new jersey to work with his dad. >> terminal 3 has re-opened. the alleged gun map remains unresponsive in a hospital room a few miles away with a gunshot wound to the h
news. >>> now to the latest in shooting at lax, gerardo hernandez is the first tsa agent to be killed in the line of duty. >> his sister said he was checking passports when he was shot. he died with from a gunshot wound to the chest. he's survived by his wife, son and daughter. this morning we are learning more about the suspect, 23-year-old unemployed mechanic paul ciancia. federal prosecutors have already filed murder charges and he could face the death penalty. police also believe someone dropped him off at the airport on friday. they want to find out who that was. here's abc7 news reporter alec stone with the latest. >> several prosecutors have filed murder charges against the suspected gunmen in the deadly shooting at los angeles international airport of tsa officer gerardo hernandez and the wounding of four others. saturday night, 100-foot pylons were lit up over the airport in honor of him. his wife is distraught. >> i am truly devastated. we are all heartbroken and we will miss him dearly. >> our hearts go out to the tsa officer who was shot and killed. >> two more tsa officer
is accused of murdering 39-year-old t.s.a. agent hernandez and injuring two other t.s.a. agents and shot a high school teacher in the leg. the f.b.i. found a note on ciancia saying that he was angry at t.s.a. agents but the note does not talk about what fueled the anger. that is what the f.b.i. agents are trying to determine. that is it for now. >> you can keep up with the new developments on the lax shooting with the mobile app downloaded for free at abc7news.com/apps. >> the airport in birmingham, alabama, is back open after a bomb threat over the weekend. an employee found a note that indicated a bomb had been planted inside the airport. police searched but they found nothing. >> happening today the family of 13-year-old andy lopez is filing a civil rights lawsuit in his shooting death by snow may county sheriff deputy filing the suit in san francisco today. andy was shot october 22 wild holding a -- while holding a toy gun that looked like an ak-47. the deputy appeared to be agitated when an man was stopped for making an unsafe lane change and the officer asked him to turn off the ve
gerardo hernandez was killed and two others were wounded by the gunman. investigators now know how the crime happened but not why. >> abc news has the latest from lax. >> reporter: investigators say the 23-year-old paul ciancia walked up to the check point, pulled out a assault rifle and shot the officer at point blank range. he made a conscious decision to kill multiple tsa employees. >> he realized hernandez was still moving the fbi says ciancia returned, killing him, and wounded two more officers and a teacher. >> he saw the gunman. he felt his leg go, turn into jelly. >> police shot ciancia four times, discovering a hand written note describing how he wanted to instill fear on your traitorus minds. which is detailed further on cnn >> he said if i just kill one, my mission is accomplished >> paul is their son, and brother. we'll continue to love and care for him. >> reporter: detectives combed through his southern california apartment and other residences, trying to determine what set him off. classmates describe him as a loner. a former roommate says he was a nice guy. >> goi
checkpoint, pulled out a smith & westinç assault rifle, and shot tsa officer geraldo hernandez atç point blk range multiple times. he rode up the escalator. he allegedly came back and shot hernandez again, killing him. >> as we know, this is the first tsa employee killed in the line of duty. and it is a significant event. >> reporter: two other tsa officers wwre wounded, james speer and tony grigsby. the fourth victim, a teacher, brian ludmer, shot in the leg. his friends said ludmer and eaglu "=uq1 out of his sweatshirt. as he hid in a closet. >> what you thought he heard wereç police officers out sidef the door. he opened a crack and saw a police officer. two police officers dragged him out of a closet. they put brian on the wheelchair and ran him out of the terminal to an ambulance.ç >> reporter: ciancia made it all the way down the terminal before airport police finally shot him outside burger king. in his bag, authorities say, a handwritten note, spouuyng a diatribe against the tsa. his former roommate said he had no idea. eally nice guy. a little bit alone and introverted. the
ammunition to kill everyone in the terminal. the slain officer revealed. he is 39-year-old harado hernandez. on the job since 2010. transferred recently to los angeles from montana. the first-ever tsa officer killed in the line of duty. >> i'm speechless. i'm shocked. >> reporter: and the shooter, the fbi releasing his picture over night. paul ciancia, an l.a. resident, who authorities say opened fire with a high-power rifle, inside terminal three friday morning. >> we have an active shooting in terminal three. >> reporter: witnesses describe a chaotic scene, saying he started shooting right outside the security checkpoint, as police raced in, he made it all the way to the back of the terminal, near the departure gate. passengers ducked for cover. some even hid in a bathroom stall. officers had their guns drawn, yelling at passengers to drop to the floor. >> everybody on the floor. on the floor, now. >> reporter: and after people ran as fast as they could -- >> go, go. >> reporter: the panic and lockdown that followed blocked accidents from getting close, causing rescuers to run hundreds of
about the officer who was killed. his name is herardo hernandez. he's 39-year-old. he works a behavior detection officer and his job was to identify possible terrorists. he had recently transferred from montana. head of the tsa will visit his family in los angeles today. it's the first time a tsa office every has been killed on duty in the agency's 12 years. more on the shooter. who is he? why did he snap? why was he targeting the tsa? we look into the gun man's background. >> reporter: in the small town of pennsville, new jersey, paul anthony ciancia's family got a disturbs text. it was troubling that allen cumming was called to the house. he said the text they received suggested the 23-year-old might kill himself. >> our procedure is someone is concerned about a family member, we call that local police department and do a well-being check and that's basically what we did. it came back he wasn't home. >> l. a. p. d. officers won't his home and talked to his roommates. they said the 23-year-old just left but seemed to be fine. >> he was a nice guy, a little loner, introverted, but noth
gerardo hernandez, the father of two, found himself in the line of fire, read a brief statement to reporters outside their home. >> i am truly devastated. we are all heartbroken and we'll miss him dearly. >> reporter: this morning, the iconic pillars of light, the symbol of l.a.x., 100 feet tall, are lit tsa blue in honor of the slain tsa man. as of this morning, all airlines, all terminals for the first time are back to normal operations. but as you can imagine for the many who work here and the thousands passes through, it's not easy to shake this. bianna? >> so many people still rattled by that event. david, all right, thanks to you. >>> while the suspect's motive remains a mystery this morning, we're learning more about the people who knew him, there are warning signs who could hold clues as to why he went on the shooting spree targeting tsa workers. abc's gio benitez has been covering the story. good morning. >> reporter: some of his classmates said that he was bullied. and that nobody really knew him. he was a so-called loaner and really, his life was a secret. this mornin
months after a another fall in vegas and abc's tai hernandez is on the story. >> reporter: we're told by the hospital now that performer is in serious condition, cirque du soleil is known for its death-defying stunt. performers run even jump rope 40 feet above the ground. you can imagine the audience's reaction when he fell. sources tell abc news that he's doing well this morning after he slipped and fell from the 40-foot tall wheel of death friday night. it brought the performance of cirque du soleil to a terrifying halt. they stated overnight that a performer is in stable condition and expected to be released from the hospital in the next few days. . in the past, performers have defended the show's safety records. >> there's so many safety measures in place. >> reporter: in 2011, cirque du soleil gave "good morning america" cameras a rare look behind the scenes. but this accident comes just days after nevada regulators fined cirque du soleil following an incident four months ago, when an experienced acrobatic fell to her death. >> her body just seemed like very out of control, grabb
hernandez is the first tsa agent to be killed in the line of duty. >> his sister said he was at the front counter checking passports when he was shot. he died from a gunshot wound to the chest. he's survived by his wife, son and daughter. this morning we are learning more about the suspect, 23-year-old unemployed mechanic paul ciancia. federal prosecutors have already filed murder charges and he could face the death penalty. ciancia in is in the hospital and is unresponsive after he was shot in the head. here's david wright with the latest. >> the fbi said ciancia was dropped off at lax friday morning. in his bag a smith & wesson assault rifle like this one with five extra magazines fully loaded. the fbi alleges ciancia walked up to the tsa checkpoint and fired multiple shots at point-blank range at a tsa officers. >> in these circumstances, the defendant faces either maximum penalty of life without the possibility of parole, or the potential of the imposition of the death penalty. >> according to the complaint, as he moved up the escalator, he looked back at the wounded officer, who in v
international airport of tsa officer gerardo hernandez and the wounding of several others. saturday night heights lit up over the airport in honor of him. his wife is distraught. >> i am truly devastated. we are all heartbroken and we will miss him dearly. >> our hearts go out to the tsa officer who was shot and killed. >> two more tsa officers were wound when had 23-year-old paul ciancia took a rifle out of his bag friday morning and started firing. this shows the ensuing mayhem. the fbi is just one of the agencies investigating the shooting. >> we found a statement where he made a conscious decision to make multiple tsa employees. >> and it could have been so much worse if officers had not chased the gun men through the airport terminal three. >> the fact they disabled the assailant within minutes was actually remarkable and saved untolleds lives. >> he remains in the hospital and the hospital says he remains unresponsive. the airport returned to normal operation saturday afternoon. alex stone, abc news, los angeles. >> one of the people cause in the crossfire was torrey bellacci. he's
tsa agent gerardo hernandez and wounding three others. >> you can keep up with the developments on the l.a.x. shooting with the abc7 news mobile app. download it for free. >>> the airport in birmingham, alabama is back open after a bomb threat. an employee found a note that indicated a bomb had been planted in the airport. police searched, but they found nothing. we learned more today about the sonoma county sheriff deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy. jeff westbrook claimed the deputy appeared agitated when he stopped him from make willing an unsafe lane change in august. westbrook said he asked him if he should move his bmw to a safer spot. >> i looked to grab the stick shift and when i looked back up there was a guy and he was screaming turn the vehicle off. at that point i said, sir, the vehicle is off. he repeatitively screamed the same thing. >> he said he would only draw his gun if he saw a need to do so. relatives of andy lopez will announce a federal civil lights lawsuit against the deputy. this woman is due to appear in court to face charges of killing two people
and began firing killing tsa agent gerardo hernandez and wounding three others. >> you can keep up with the developments on the l.a.x. shooting with the abc7 news mobile app. download it for free. >>> the airport in birmingham, alabama is back open after a bomb threat. an employee found a note that indicated a bomb had been planted in the airport. police searched, but they found nothing. we learned more today about the sonoma county sheriff deputy who shot and killed a teenage boy. jeff westbrook claimed the deputy appeared agitated when he stopped him from make willing an unsafe lane change in august. westbrook said he asked him if he should move his bmw to a safer spot. >> i looked to shhe stick shift and when i looked back up there was a guy and he was screaming turn the vehicle off. at that point i said, sir, the vehicle is off. he repeatitively screamed the same thing. >> he said he would only draw his gun if he saw a need to do so. relatives of andy lopezannouncel announce a federal civil lights lawsuit against the deputy. this woman is due to appear in court to face charges
the t.s.a. officer hernandez and wounding two other t.s.a. employees and a high school teacher. people would say he was shy. >> he kept to himself. always walking around by himself. he did not talk to anyone, at all. >> he was a really nice guy. he was a bit introverted but nothing i would ever, ever expect. >> ciancia is under armed guard and sedated at the hospital after being shot by the airport police. >> jetblue believes they did the right thing after a passenger yelled threats on the way to san francisco. the airline said it was faster to continue to sfo and have the police here detain the passenger rather than divert. a passenger on the flight shared this cell phone video of san francisco police boarding the plan and detaining the man. patrick alexander felt more could have been done after what happened at lax the day before. >> i felt security would be at its highest and when someone says the plane will go down, the plane will be destroyed, immediate action would be taken to get the plane back to the gate and have the man removed. >> officers searched the plane and the luggage
of gerardo hernandez, father of two -- in the line of fire, read a brief statement to reporters outside of their home. >> i'm truly devastated. we are all heart broken and will miss him dearly. >> those iconic pillars of light, the symbols of l.a.x., are lit tsa blue in his honor. things are now back to normal here at terminal three, ciancia is in a hospital bed a few miles away said to be unresponsive after a gunshot wound to the head. if he remains consciousness, he will face criminal charges that could carry the death penalty. david wright, abc news, l.a.x. >> so hard to wrap your mind around this, he clearly had strong anti-government views, dressed in military fatigues. had a handwritten note. talked about wanting to kill tsa and pigs and said in the note the tsa violated his rights with searches. >> we are learning so much more about him and his background. he apparently sent a text message to his little brother who lives in new jersey saying he was thinking of suicide. this is how the whole thing got kick-started. the brother reached out to authorities in the l.a. area. the autho
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